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Networked Professional: Maximize Online Connections 4/29/2018, 4PM – 6PM
What if you could create 50% more opportunities from the contacts you already have? Networking is critical to any business to grow and expand. The number goal for most professionals and business owners is to get more contacts or network more to create opportunities. By leveraging the power of the Internet and social media, we can leverage and increase the value out of current and new contacts. Your online connections represent a source of social power, and the more connections you have the more power you have. Learn how to leverage social media networks, such as LinkedIn, to expand your professional and personal brand leading to new sales, more marketplace awareness, and for career advancement. RSVP Now! An RSVP on Meetup does not grant you a valid RSVP ticket for this event. You must RSVP on Eventbrite ( Presented by: Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. Piedmont Avenue Consulting is business development and marketing consulting firm who creates brand awareness, strengthens customer loyalty, and increases lead generation through leveraging new technologies and streamlining business processes Hosted by David Mitroff, Ph.D.: David Mitroff, Ph.D. (, Founder and Chief Consultant of Piedmont Avenue Consulting ( (, is a sought-after speaker on a wide range of topics from social media to peak performance. Through his consulting, lectures, training and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. ( ( has educated more than 25,000 business owners. He is an Instructor for the University of California at Berkeley's Internal Diploma Business program and a Google Mentor for the Google Developers Launchpad program. He has been featured media expert for NBC, ABC, San Francisco Business Times, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer, and more. Location: Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1 The City of Oakland will mark National Small Business Week (April 29-May 5) with a variety of workshops and events. Please join us as we celebrate and nurture Oakland's vibrant small businesses. Registration and more info:

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What we're about

Public Group Berkeley Events is the perfect social and business networking group for San Francisco Bay professionals who want to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients and identify business opportunities.

We make our networking events easy by having greeters at the door to not only welcome you - they introduce you to others, along with having events in elegant and fun Berkeley locations, making it simple to meet new people.

We keep you informed and connected to the best SF Bay Area networking, social, business, music and charity events - If we post an event, members of the group will be their to enjoy the event with you!

Our members include successful entrepreneurs, U.C. Berkeley students and recent graduates, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts and other professionals who live or work around Berkeley. Our events are attended by 20 to 250+ people from our groups on Meetup, Linkedin, Facebook, and more.

Our organizer David Mitroff, Ph.D. ( is the Founder and Chief Consultant of Piedmont Avenue Consulting (, which was built around his networking, marketing, and creative business consulting skills. David invites high level professionals from his expansive network of contacts, internet and social media groups, client portfolio, friends, and you to our networking events. David introduces the right people to each other resulting in greater business and personal growth.

Join us! It's free and easy! You don't have to live or work in the SF Bay Area to be a member.

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